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Archive for September, 2016



Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow “Memories In Rock – Live In Germany” to be released on November 18, 2016

Yesterday it was only a rumor, today we got confirmation from Edel that Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – “Memories In Rock – Live In Germany” will be released on November 18, 2016 as: Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Memories In Rock – Live In Germany DVD 5034504126572 Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow Memories In Rock – Live In Germany Blu-ray 5051300531478 […]

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A very non-presumptuous Steve

Music Radar has posted an interview with Steve Morse. We are not sure how recent it is, because it appears to promote the almost one year old live Flying Colors release. Anyhow, you just can’t help but admire the humility that this man exhibits: I’m a very non-presumptuous person, and I’m realistic about things. So […]

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Live Rainbow album to be released in November

There has been no official announcement yet (as far as we know), but some online retailers started listing release of a new Rainbow live recording. Presumably the one recorded the tree dates in June this year. Titled Memories in Rock — Live in Germany, it is apparently scheduled for release on November 18 via Edel […]

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Celosia Caracas and DIY Starship

In today edition of the semi-irregular Trainspotting addendum, we are proud to present you with two items. First on the menu is a flowering garden plant called Celosia Caracas as its Deep Purple® cultivar. And then there is this: It’s a DIY 1:144 scale model kit of Boeing 720 in Starship One livery. From the […]

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Hughes goes Heavy

A new Glenn Hughes music video for his upcoming album Resonate has been released. The track is called Heavy and features Chad Smith on drums. (watch inside)

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On a third cup of decaf

Ian Gillan recently spoke to AntiHero Magazine, with proceeds of the interview posted a few days ago. The interview appears to have been arranged to promote the Gillan vinyl box. The slightly offbeat conversation turned to the new Purple album about halfway through, when Big Ian mentioned that he “heard it for the first time […]

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Hughes Resonate EPK

Glenn Hughes’ record company has posted an electronic press kit for his upcoming solo album Resonate (watch inside)

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The Deep Purple beer

More of the Purple trainspotting today, this time of the brewed variety. Empire Brewing Company from Syracuse, NY, is releasing their Deep Purple beer in bottles for “statewide sales” (New York state, presumably). Apparently there is no connection to the band, and the beer got its name from one of its main ingredients — Concord […]

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Concerto in Versace commercial

Jon Lord’s Concerto for Group and Orchestra is prominently featured in a commercial for a new perfume Versace Pour Homme Dylan Blue. Here is the “director’s cut” of it (watch inside)

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BCC may or may not tour

Classic Rock has a few quotes from Glenn Hughes, the gist of which boils down to that he will be busy touring with his solo album, consequently Black Country Communion might not be touring after the new album is released. I have no idea whether there will be a tour from BCC. There may well […]

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